Stats & Storylines: Clemson defense disrupts Syracuse upset bid

Stats & Storylines: Clemson defense disrupts Syracuse upset bid

Clemson’s offense hit a few bumps in the road that allowed the Syracuse Orange to be competitive with the top-ranked Tigers. Trevor Lawrence was quick to own his share of the responsibility saying, “I think it is obvious we didn’t play our best game. Probably played our worst game to this point and it starts with me.”

Sunday teleconference: Swinney and banged-up Tigers turn attention to BC

Sunday teleconference: Swinney and banged-up Tigers turn attention to BC

Clemson head coach Dabo Swinney met with the media Sunday evening to recap the win over Syracuse and look ahead to this week’s game against Boston College.

Tigers in good position with top-ranked linebacker for 2022 class
Tigers in good position with top-ranked linebacker for 2022 class
Clemson’s recruiting at the linebacker position has been a key reason why the defense remains nationally ranked in numerous categories. The Tigers are in a good position with another top-ranked linebacker in the 2022 class, who recently put Clemson in his list of top schools.

Swinney on special teams errors:
Swinney on special teams errors: "We'll make it better"
There are no perfect coaches, and there are no perfect players, and a win is a win. But there is no doubt that Clemson’s special teams have to fix their errors.

Tigers say they fell short of 'standard' on offense against Orange
Tigers say they fell short of 'standard' on offense against Orange
The final score doesn't quite indicate the day for the Clemson offense that had its issues versus a Syracuse defense that had struggled coming in.

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NamePOSHt/WtHometownTigerNet Rank
Payton Page PhotoPayton PageDT6-4/360Greensboro, NC4 Star
Barrett Carter PhotoBarrett CarterLB6-1/220Suwanee, GA4 Star
Troy Stellato PhotoTroy StellatoWR6-0/175Fort Lauderdale, FL4 Star
Will Shipley PhotoWill ShipleyRB5-11/198Matthews, NC4 Star
Cade Denhoff PhotoCade DenhoffDE6-4/235Lakeland, FL4 Star
Andrew Mukuba PhotoAndrew MukubaS6-0/185Austin, TX4 Star
Zaire Patterson PhotoZaire PattersonDE6-6/230Winston Salem, NC4 Star
Dacari Collins PhotoDacari CollinsWR6-3/200Atlanta, GA4 Star
Beaux Collins PhotoBeaux CollinsWR6-2/195Bellflower, CA4 Star
Jeremiah Trotter Jr PhotoJeremiah Trotter JrLB6-0/210Philadelphia, PA4 Star
Jake Briningstool PhotoJake BriningstoolTE6-5/215Brentwood, TN4 Star
Marcus Tate PhotoMarcus TateOL6-4/318Miami Gardens, FL4 Star
Dietrick Pennington PhotoDietrick PenningtonOL6-5/326Cordova, TN4 Star
Bubba Chandler PhotoBubba ChandlerQB6-4/195Bogart, GA3 Star
Ryan Linthicum PhotoRyan LinthicumC6-4/275Damascus, MD4 Star
Phil Mafah PhotoPhil MafahRB6-1/215Loganville, GA4 Star
Will Taylor PhotoWill TaylorATH5-10/157Columbia, SC3 Star

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